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2278 Gotz (1953 GE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002278
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1485765513959842 6.3224e-08  
a 2.453022408486619 1.5959e-08 AU
q 2.088560798536606 1.5411e-07 AU
i 4.203359620059838 7.0796e-06 deg
node 53.42665311687265 7.17e-05 deg
peri 207.2361601792854 7.5009e-05 deg
M 336.8102649518418 2.6658e-05 deg
tp 2457090.894911950856
(2015-Mar-09.39491195)
0.00010434 JED
period 1403.300565303046
3.84
1.3695e-05
3.749e-08
d
yr
n .2565380567079421 2.5036e-09 deg/d
Q 2.817484018436632 1.8331e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1222  
   data-arc span      22349 days (61.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-04-07  
   last obs. used      2014-06-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52761  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 13:53:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07586 AU 
 T_jup = 3.476 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO256879  
B-V BV .634 mag .025 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=1; phase=4.71 deg.
U-B UB .229 mag .043 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=1; phase=4.71 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T FC   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices

2278 Gotz (1953 GE)          Discovered 1953-Apr-07 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg (024)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 GE = 1953 GR1 = 1976 GE2 = 1976 JG 
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